re·​uni·​fy | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈyü-nə-ˌfī How to pronounce reunify (audio) \
reunified; reunifying

Definition of reunify

transitive + intransitive

: to unify again : to bring (people or things) or to be brought into a unit or a coherent whole after a period of separation reunifying families that were separated in the war reunified the children with their families Of the four countries divided by World War II and the Cold War, Vietnam was the first to reunify.Foreign Affairs

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reunification \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌyü-​nə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce reunify (audio) \ noun
the reunification of Germany

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Reunify.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of reunify

: to make (something, such as a divided country) whole again : to unify (something) again

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